The regulation is to require drivers to be more careful when opening vehicle doors in the future.
By: Wendy Lee , Taiwan News, Staff Writer
In the future, drivers who cause an open door accident will face fines of up to NT$3,600.
When an accident caused by improper car door opening occurs, the driver will be liable under the amendment to the Statute Governing Road Traffic, and will be subject to a fine of between NT$1,200 and NT$3,600.
Kuomintang Legislator Chiang Nai-shin, who proposed the amendment bills, said Tuesday that an annual average of 3,581 accidents involving car doors left hanging open were reported over the past three years. [FULL STORY]